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Venture Cafe Fireside Chat: Meet The City CTO, St. Louis’ First Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Robert Gaskill-Clemons will be attending this Thursday’s (April 26th) event at Venture Cafe, located at 4240 Duncan Ave at 5:30 PM. Gaskill-Clemons joined...

Startup Talent Showcase Returns for Fall 2018

Not your typical job fair, the Startup Talent Showcase brings together innovative companies and top regional talent and connects the two via a pitch-style...
Startup Connection

Startup Connection 2017 Expands To Bigger Venue With Express Scripts Leading Sponsors

The St. Louis region's largest annual event celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship, Startup Connection, now in its ninth year has announced a new venue and a new lead sponsor. The event will take place on November 15, 2017 at The Globe Building at 710 N. Tucker.

How to Create a Scalable, Human Culture for Startup Growth

6 Takeaways for Startups from the 2016 WorkHuman Conference Luke Fryer was new in town. In 2007, the serial restaurant entrepreneur had just moved to...

This Wednesday, May 16th: Join OPO Startups As They Celebrate Third Anniversary

OPO Startups, the coworking space housed in a renovated historic post office on Main Street in St. Charles, will celebrate it’s third anniversary with...

Startup Connection Opens Applications for 2016 Venture Showcase

Startup Connection 2016, the region’s largest event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, announced that applications for the Venture Showcase are now open. Companies can...

Meet the Next Generation of Job Creators Winning in St. Louis

St. Louis’ Innovation Community gave the region's top startups the chance to present their companies to a packed house of entrepreneurs, investors, and other...
Olio City Team

Announcing Olio City Partnership on EQ

I'm really pleased to welcome Ellen Prinzi as a new author on EQ. She is CEO of Olio City, a personalized 'intelligent-agent' style concierge...

Sling Health 2018 MedTech Demo Day, Tomorrow at Cortex

Demo Day devoted to launching the next generation of MedTech entrepreneurs to showcase startup concepts.

Building Your Thought Leadership Brand Is More Than Writing Articles

Thought Leadership starts with getting comfortable with your unique voice and perspective. Much harder than it sounds!

Agriculture Is A Bellwether Industry; AgTech A Bellwether Of Change In The Heartland

EQ spoke John D. Santi, co-founder of Davos on the Delta, an AgTech conference, and discussed his vision for the conference and for the future of American agriculture.
Paul Singh

This Week’s Can’t-Miss Startup Events: Paul Singh in STL, Demo Days and More

Paul Singh in STL? Check. Capital Innovators showing off the next unicorn startup? Check. This week is a big one. Mark your calendars now. And,...
NewSpace Business Plan Competition

Shark Tank in Space: Space Business Pitch Competition To Be Held May 26 at...

This year's second regional NewSpace Business Plan Competition will be held in conjunction with the 2017 ISDC in St. Louis. Startup companies will have the chance to present their business plan in front of a panel of investors to compete for a cash prize and guaranteed entry into the national competition in November.
Christina Hawatmeh, CEO and Founder of Scopio Startup Roadshow

The First Startup Roadshow Back from New York

Connect is one of those buzzwords frequently used in the startup world, as can be heard in any given pitch, but it’s also a...

8 Startup Events You Can’t Miss

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...

Gallery: Distributed Trade Blockchain Conference

On Tuesday, June 14, SixThirty and BTC Media presented Distributed: Trade, a first-of-its-kind conference that focused on innovative blockchain solutions for both financial services and trade...

7 STL Startup Events You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

St. Louis' startup scene has another busy few days of events this week. From global hackathons to events featuring some of your favorite St. Louisans and happy hours, read on to plan out the rest of your week!

Tesla’s Electric Road Trip Stops in STL this Friday

Electric car enthusiasts: Here's your chance to get behind the wheel of the car of your dreams—if you aren't already. Tesla is currently on a...

Capital Innovators Demo Day 2016 Happening May 17 at the Pageant

Whether you're an investor, a founder or a startup voyeur, the annual Capital Innovators Demo Day is the place to be on May 17, happening at...
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7 Startup and Tech Events Happening This Week

From BBQ birthday parties to a Demo Day on The Pageant stage, here are seven events to keep you busy this week.
Global Entrepreneurship Week

St. Louis Guide to Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016

It's back: Each November, people in 160 countries around the world organize a calendar of events and competitions to inspire entrepreneurship. Powered by the Kaufmann...

Butterscotch Shenanigans Game Devs Hosting Fan Convention at CET in September

Award-winning game studio Butterscotch Shenanigans brings Shenanicon back to CET in September.

This July St. Louis Restaurants Team Up To Fight Hunger Locally

Dine out and do good this July! Over 90 St. Louis restaurants have banded together to participate in Operation Food Search’s 9th Annual Tomato...
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What’s Happening This Week in STL Tech

Amidst the endless stream of holiday parties and squeezing an extra day (or three) into your holiday-filled month, let yourself be inspired at this week's mix of talks, meetups and happy hours.

9 Startup and Tech Events Happening in St. Louis This Week

Mark your calendar for these nine startup and tech events from across the city happening this week. If you have events you’d like to see on EQ’s...

6 Hackathons to Keep on Your Calendar Through Fall

The hackathons are coming—and that’s a good thing. The term “hackathon” sounds like organized anarchy, but that’s a regrettable connotation and 100% incorrect. Hackathons...
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SixThirty Co-Hosts Second Annual Distributed: Trade Conference in St. Louis, Draws Financial and Supply...

SixThirty and BTC Media will co-host the 2nd annual Distributed: Trade conference at Washington University in St. Louis on Monday, July 24. An intersection of finance and trade, Distributed: Trade is building on its conversation from last year about optimizing blockchain technology across entire industries. They are expecting over 50 speakers from around the world with a large number of local St. Louis experts in the mix.
Startup Connection

Startup Connection, St. Louis’ Largest Startup Event, Introduces Student Competition

Startup Connection, the St. Louis region’s annual event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, happens Wednesday, November 16, during Global Entrepreneurship Week. The annual event draws between...

Join 500 Startups Partner On Whirlwind Tour of St. Louis and St. Charles

Paul Singh, one of the original three partners of 500 Startups, is on a nationwide tour and will be visiting St Louis and St...
MVF 2016 Conference

Missouri Venture Forum Brings Together 36 Speakers for Its Free Investor and Entrepreneurship Conference...

In one of the largest local efforts to link the St. Louis startup community with leading experts, Missouri Venture Forum has landed more than 35 speakers for its second annual "Roadmap to Entrepreneurship" conference. The conference is to be opened by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and FleishmanHillard CEO John Saunders.

10 Reasons to Attend GlobalHack VI

By Matt Menietti and the GlobalHack Team As a developer or someone who’s interested in technology, you may have been invited to hackathon without fully understanding what it’s...

6 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to...
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Next Stop, New York City: Normandy Freshmen Advance to National Finals in Youth Entrepreneurship...

Two Normandy High School freshmen take second place in NFTE youth entrepreneurship competition hosted at Saint Louis University on May 3. They will take their creation–a double-sided backpack–to finals in New York City in October.

This Friday: SLU Hosting Masterclass on Self Management and Shared Leadership

People want a work environment that gives them the freedom to exercise greater control over their lives, take greater initiative on the job and make a greater contribution to their company success.

6 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...

Startup Talent Showcase Finds New Way to Connect Local Talent to Companies

Last night more than 40 companies and 50 job-seekers came together at T-REX for the first Startup Talent Showcase presented by Pluggedin St. Louis...

New Conference Aims to Prepare St. Louis Workforce to Transform Into A.I. Tech Hub

Prepare.ai's goal is to establish St. Louis as a regional and national hub of AI innovation. The serial entrepreneurs behind it are so excited about the potential of AI in the region, they're launching an annual conference.

Where to Pitch: House of Genius

As a partner and managing member at Matter Family Office, Whitney Kenter travels often for her work as she helps entrepreneurial families navigate their wealth....

6 Startup Events You Can’t Miss this Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to...

Third Annual Arcus Awards Honor Area Leaders, Companies

At the third annual Arcus Awards this evening, The St. Louis Regional Chamber showed appreciation for those making St. Louis a more attractive place to live,...

UMSL Business Invites 40 Companies to Attend UMSL Marketing Intern and Job Fair

UMSL Business are hosting the UMSL Marketing Career Fair. The career fair is 100% dedicated to just marketing jobs and will feature recent UMSL...

Disrupting Tech Events With Alex Miller

When the tech industry doesn't serve the learning and development needs of its people, Alex Miller is not afraid to shake up how it's done.

Show U St. Louis Festival Set for This Saturday

The St. Louis Regional Chamber will host its first annual Show U St. Louis College Festival for regional college students this Saturday, August 27 from...

9 Speakers You Can’t Miss At UMSL’s Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

On April 21, University of Missouri-St. Louis will host the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference (MDMC16) at Union Station—the region’s largest digital and social media...

8 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...

John Maeda To Share His Infinite Wisdom With STL At COCAbiz’s SPARK Creativity Conference

If you haven't heard of John Maeda, he's a bit of a big deal in leadership, art and design.

From Fly-Over to “Fly-To” Country: GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit 2019

BioSTL Continues to Attracts International Health Care Innovators to St. Louis

8 Inspiring Life Lessons from Sketch Guy’s Approach to Entrepreneurship

New York Times’ Sketch Guy—aka Carl Richards—addressed the COCAbiz audience yesterday in a talk addressing not just his famous Sharpie-and-cardboard sketches but his approach...

What to Expect at Tonight’s NXT@4240 Event at Venture Café

By Savannah Davis It's a busy one at Venture Cafe this week. EQ's co-founder and managing partner Kelly Hamilton will be moderating a chat with Dr....

5 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...

First CORTEX Restaurant Week Kicks Off Today

The first Cortex restaurant week debuts on Monday, April 1st to Sunday, April 7th. Today Saturday, March 30th IKEA will kick off the celebration...

Lab 1500 to Host Salon Pop-Up Dinner With Chef John Perkins

Lab 1500 Entrepreneur Center to host pop-up dinner with Juniper restaurant's Chef John Perkins.

Paul Singh the “Startup Savant” Rolls His Airstream into STL to Connect with STL...

Paul Singh has been criss-crossing America, connecting with startup entrepreneurs from Shreveport, Pittsburgh, Tulsa, Lincoln and, as of today, St. Louis. The veteran entrepreneur and VC investor will...

6 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you'd like to see...
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Davos On The Delta Connects Farmers, Distributors, and Buyers, to Spur Innovation in AgTech

Startups in the multi-trillion dollar global agriculture market are currently underinvested, leaving a giant hole the size of Missouri into which savvy investors can and will invest.
Invest Midwest

45 Entrepreneurs Present at InvestMidwest Event

This year's event features presenters from both coasts in addition to many Midwestern startups. 

Accelerate St. Louis Awards $120,000 in Prizes at Startup Connection 2016

A total of $120,000 in cash was awarded at tonight's Startup Connection, the largest annual event for the startup community that draws over 1,200 people. The...

The New EQ Town Hall: An Open Forum for You to Be Part of...

Back in the early 1600s Town Hall meetings were a way for residents to have a voice in the important issues of the day....

Tomorrow: Join SLU and the NGA for the Geo-Resolution 2019 Conference

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and Saint Louis University (SLU) are co-sponsoring a new geospatial conference in St. Louis to bring together the government,...

Catching up with Filament: More Space, More Events and of course, Better Meetings

Filament, the Downtown more-than-a-meeting space has been open for almost six months now, so we thought we'd walk down Washington to check in with...

CIO Executive Leadership Summit 2019 Will Discuss AI, Blockchain and How Women Are Leading...

The focal point of the 2019 St. Louis CIO Executive Leadership Summit, taking place in downtown St. Louis on Thursday October 3rd, will be...

Your Guide to STL’s Biggest Fall 2016 Innovation Events

Fall in St. Louis brings a respite from the scorching summer temps before winter hits. This year, it also offers a packed schedule for anyone...

12 Ways to Plug Into National Cyber Security Awareness Month this October–in St. Louis...

There's no doubt that St. Louis' cyber security scene is heating up. This Saturday kicks off National Cyber Security Awareness Month, with a series of events likely to create...
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Startup News Roundup: Jim McKelvey Talks Funding, Wash U To Host Startup Connection

Accelerate St. Louis caught Square founder Jim McKelvey on camera for some of his insight when it comes to startups beginning their search for funding

8 St. Louis Startup Events To Put On Your Calendar This Week

The events to keep on your radar this week.
Startup Showcase at Startup Connection

St. Louis Startup Connection Accepting Applications

Beginning today, St. Louis Startups can apply at www.startupconnection.org/venture-showcase.html to showcase their company and their products and compete for cash and in-kind prizes. The...

Innovation Hall to Open Doors to the Public at Kinesis Afterparty

Celebrate this Friday, November 9th with cocktails, art, music and more.

6 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...

6 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...
Prosper Women Entrepreneurs

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs Hosts Accelerator Demo Day on March 29

Prosper Women Entrepreneurs will host its next Demo Day on Wednesday, March 29 at Washington University in St. Louis. Here are all the details.

7 Startup Events To Keep On Your Calendar

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...

Bourbon Friday “Innovate Giving” Event Explores How Social Entrepreneurs Are Changing Charitable Giving Through...

A growing community of Social Entrepreneurs who all "think a little bit differently" are beginning to change the way in which traditional nonprofits are run.

Text Messages Are Getting A Major Upgrade

With RCS, those futuristic cyberpunk dreams of bite-size AIs and a persistent mobile web become evenly distributed.

GlobalHack’s 2018 Hackathon To Focus On Improving The Foreign Born Experience

Until June 8th, all available tickets for GlobalHack 2018 are 50% off. This year's hackathon represents the 7th flagship event for GlobalHack.

Covo STL Plays Host to Drone Selfies at Oui Gallery Opening

The drone selfies are reminiscent of infinitely recurring mandelbrot style patterns - despite being the exact opposite of that - but I can't explain it, properly. Yet that is exactly the apex where art and technology collide.

5 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...

Registration is Now Open for GlobalHack’s Million-Dollar Hackathon

GlobalHack announced today that registration is now open for its first million-dollar hackathon, GlobalHack VI. The event will take place at Chaifetz Arena from Friday,...

5 Roles Every Hackathon Team Needs

Successful hackathon teams are made up of more than just coders. Here are five roles that every hackathon team will need to compete.
LeaderCast Live Brennans

The BHive at Brennan’s to Host Local Leadercast Live Leadership Conference Simulcast

Leadercast Live is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast live from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world. Friday, May...
Midwest Digital Marketing Conference

Midwest Digital Marketing Conference 2017 to Include Startup Pitch Competition

Calling all digital marketing startups: pitch your ideas in front of potential users and customers and be eligible to win a cash prize of $2,500, sponsored by Purina.

EQ Leadership Dojo Examines the Role of Influence in Leadership

Influence. Do you attain it by being recognized as a leader or is it a prerequisite of successful leadership? Of course, that’s a false...

7 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...

Two St. Louis Student Startups Named Among Best 8 in the Country at SXSW

https://www.youtube.com/embed/A8b_nhmdBbU This is EQ's fourth dispatch from SXSW. Read the previous ones here. Student entrepreneurs made a major contribution to the mark St. Louis left on this year's edition of SXSW. For the...

What To Do In St. Louis This Weekend (October 13th)

Beer, Pixies and running to Rock 'n' Roll.

5 Startup Events You Can’t Miss This Week

We’ve gathered some of the best events from all over the city to mark on your calendars. If you have events you’d like to see...

WashU Competitions Launch New Companies in STL

In the startup world, competitions provide an array of opportunities for entrepreneurs to win funding as well as mentorship and training. Washington University in...

Startup Scene: Bills Seek To Encourage New Business In STL

Tomorrow Alderpersons Lyda Krewson and Scott Ogilvie are taking the first step to remove antiquated business laws that have made business-ownership unnecessarily difficult in the city.

Cortex Metrolink Grand Opening

Located between the Central West End and Grand MetroLink Stations, the Cortex Station will become the light rail system's 38th MetroLink station.

NGA Hosts First GEOx Geospatial Technology Showcase This Week at Cortex

The St. Louis-based National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) and EVNTUR event marketing firm are hosting  a "first-of-its-kind geospatial technology...
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Monetery Summit in Des Moines to Discuss Building Midwest Tech Ecosystems

Monetery, a tech summit in the Midwest which is organized and produced by Dwolla, a digital payment platform similar to Square has announced dates...

Distributed: Trade Blockchain Conference Speakers Announced: Ernst & Young, t0, Gem and Fluent

BTC Media and SixThirty announce key speakers for the Distributed: Trade conference, the first event of its kind to focus on innovative blockchain solutions for both financial...

Why Values Matter To Founders and Entrepreneurs

The Olin Business School at Washington University hosted an important discussion on the importance of values and operating principles in entrepreneurship.

EQ, St. Louis Post Dispatch, and TheSTL.com, Join Forces on #TaxDay to Discuss Media’s...

Our new session at #EQLeadershipLabs offers an extremely rare opportunity to sit down with established media organizations and media literacy experts to dig into the underpinning philosophy of media and the role it plays in society.
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11 Startup And Innovation Events For Your Calendar This Week

Have upcoming startup events we should know about? Send details to us at editors@eqstl.com. THIS WEEK CoderGirl Speaker Series Featuring UI/UX Designer Chris Feix Wed., Aug 26, 6pm CIC@4240 Business...

Murmuration Festival: Celebrating Intersections

This fall, Murmuration Festival will highlight art, technology, science and music–and their intersections.

STL Entrepreneurs Impress at SXSW

This is EQ’s fifth and last article about SXSW. Read previous stories here. Although South By South West is in the books, St. Louis has left a lasting...

Startup Connection Announces 70 Companies In The 2015 Venture Showcase Lineup

Startup Connection is now less than a month away and today marks the announcement of the 70 companies to be featured in its Venture Showcase.

Savvy Kids Fosters Kids’ Natural Entrepreneurship Impulses

Savvy Coders, the startup that teaches front end software development skills to anyone with the desire to learn, is rolling out a program targeting 10-13 year-olds next month, Savvy Kids.

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